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Riggs is a baby boy’s name that means “one who lives on a ridge”. Riggs was originally an English surname. It is a newly popular name that first appeared in the top 1000 baby names list in 2020.

Meaning of the name Riggs:

English: one who lives on a ridge

Origin of the name Riggs:

Riggs is an English baby boy’s name that means “one who lives on a ridge”. Riggs was originally an English surname.

Symbolism of the name Riggs:

Riggs means “one who lives on a ridge” and came from an English surname.

Style of the name Riggs:

traditional

Gender of the name Riggs:

Riggs is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Riggs:

RIGS

Number of syllables in the name Riggs:

one

Emotion evoked from the name Riggs:

Riggs evokes feelings of hard work and intelligence.

Alternative spellings for the name Riggs:

Rigs, Ryggs

Nicknames for the name Riggs:

  • Riggy

Popularity of the name Riggs:

According to the Social Security Administration, Riggs is a popular baby boy’s name. It has been in the top 1000 baby names list in 2020 and 2021. It peaked at #786 in 2021.

Related names for the name Riggs:

Great middle names for the name Riggs and their meanings:

  • Julian (youthful, downy-bearded, sky father)
  • Elias (Yahweh is God)
  • Sebastian (person from ancient city of Sebastia)
  • Luca (man from Lucania)
  • Leo (lion)
  • Oscar (God spear, deer-lover, champion warrior)
  • Hugo (mind, intellect)
  • Levi (joined, attached)
  • Elijah (Yahweh is God)
  • Micah (who is like the Lord)
  • Noah (rest, repose)

Famous people with the name Riggs:

  • Jerry Riggs (American musician)
  • Arthur Stanley Riggs (American author and historian)
  • Dudley Riggs (American football player)
  • Scott Riggs (American race car driver)
  • Joe Riggs (American mixed martial artist)

Riggs in popular culture:

  • Riggs (style of barstool)
  • Martin Riggs (film, “Lethal Weapon” series)
  • Riggs (American rock band)
  • Riggs’ disease (dental disease)
  • Mr & Mrs Riggs (film, “Under Capricorn”)